24 août 2018

Appel à projets : Nouvelle organisation des territoires touristiques – Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)La Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine soutient, sous forme d’un appel à projets, les territoires candidats souhaitant s’engager dans une volonté d’amélioration de l’organisation générale de la filière. Plus...

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Organisation de classes passerelles vers le BTS

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)Pour augmenter le taux de passage de 1re en 2e année de STS (section de technicien supérieur) et limiter le décrochage au cours de la 1re année, un nouveau dispositif est proposé aux bacheliers professionnels, et à titre exceptionnel, aux bacheliers technologiques. Il s'agit d'une classe passerelle vers le BTS, créées sous la forme d'une formation complémentaire d'initiative locale (FCIL). Plus...

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Despite predictions of their demise, college textbooks aren’t going away

The ConversationThe textbook has been declared dead many times over. Progressive educator John Dewey decried the “text-book fetish” back in the 1890s. Former U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan wished out loud for textbooks to become obsolete. Articles on the demise of textbooks regularly appear with each new school year.
Textbooks represent an US$11 billion dollar industry, up from $8 billion in 2014. Textbook publisher Pearson is the largest publisher – of any kind – in the world. More...

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I went from prison to professor – here’s why criminal records should not be used to keep people out of college

The ConversationBeginning next year, the Common Application – an online form that enables students to apply to the 800 or so colleges that use it – will no longer ask students about their criminal pasts. More...

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Could college textbooks soon get cheaper?

The ConversationSince 1982, the price of new textbooks has tripled even after taking inflation into account. Since 2006, it has outstripped the rate of increase for college tuition. In contrast, the price of recreational books, a rough indicator of the cost of book production, has over roughly the same period fallen by almost 40 percent. More...

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Mentors play critical role in quality of college experience, new poll suggests

The ConversationIn order to have a rewarding college experience, students should build a constellation of mentors. More...

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A-levels vs the International Baccalaureate: which makes a more rounded student?

The ConversationFew would disagree that a good education means more than just exam results. The benefits of non-academic experiences – from sports competitions, charity events, or school plays – have been shown to lead to more than just happy memories. More...

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A-levels: how to stop stressing over exam results

The ConversationExams are an almost unavoidable part of young people’s lives – and, inevitably, some people perform better than others. But what is more important than taking exams is how students manage the results of their exams – especially if they aren’t what was expected. More...

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A-level results: should universities lower entry grades for disadvantaged students?

The ConversationStudents from less advantaged backgrounds are grossly underrepresented in Britain’s top universities. This underrepresentation of certain groups is particularly pronounced in highly competitive courses such as medicine. In England, for example, 80% of medical students come from just 20% of the country’s secondary schools. This leads to a profession dominated by certain demographic groups. More...

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Clearing: how students use social media to choose their university

The ConversationPreviously, prospective students relied heavily on official university guides and rankings, but 83% of students now also use social media channels to help them make their university choices. More...

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